Sanctuary : New Zealand's Spectacular Nature Reserve
Sanctuary celebrates the passion and commitment of New Zealanders to wildlife conservation. The ten protected areas featured include scientific reserves, wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. They have been chosen for their uniqueness and accessibility. Sanctuary tells the stories of these special places and the animals and plants that make them distinctive. From Cape Reinga to Ulva Island, this book pays tribute to those who have preserved these inspiring parts of our country for all of us. Sanctuary is dedicated to some of New Zealand's most beautiful areas and the history and ecology that are ours alone.
- Paperback | 152 pages
- 241.3 x 266.7 x 17.8mm | 635.04g
- 28 Dec 2005
- Penguin Group (NZ)
- Penguin Books (NZ)
- Auckland, New Zealand
About Eric Dorfman
Eric Dorfman is the Senior Manager Natural Environment Science Programmes at Te Papa. He has a PhD in Ecology from the University of Sydney, and has worked for DOC developing creative projects to raise awareness for conservation. He has long been interested in enthusing and educating people about the natural world, and has written and illustrated popular articles and book chapters dealing with wildlife in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and the Tropical South Pacific.
Table of contents
CONTENTS; Introduction; Cape Reinga & North Cape; Tiritiri Matangi Scientific Reserve; Miranda Wildlife Refuge; Egmont National Park ; Kapiti Island Nature Reserve; Karori Wildlife Sanctuary; Abel Tasman National Park; Arthur's Pass National Park; Fiordland National Park; Ulva Island Open Sanctuary; Map; Endnotes; Index